I’m beyond obsessed with the new Lancôme Matte Shaker! Matte lips are very much still on trend so I’m not surprised that Lancôme took launched a new Matte Shaker, inspired by its sister – the Juicy Shaker. What Is The Lancôme Matte Shaker? A highly pigmented matte liquid lipstick that delivers intense color payoff with a lightweight, second-skin feel. What It Does The Lancôme Matte…

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essie Gel Couture Gala Bolds

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essie gel couture launches the Gala Bolds collection on July 11th. The complete collection consists of 12 polishes, however, I regretfully inform all Canadians that Canada is only launching 6 of the 12.  I hate that Canada doesn’t get the same glorious shade selection as the United States does. Oh well, we don’t have Trump as president, so I can’t complain too much right? Since I only…

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essie Summer 2017 Collection

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essie has launched another stunning collection – essie Summer 2017. Inspired by chic Parisian patisseries, these six polishes will make you want to hit a Parisian cafe. essie Sweet Soufflé This polish is a gorgeous pearly white that applies beautifully with 3 thin coats. The polish evens out nicely. essie Blue-La-La This polish looks beautiful with 3 full coats but is a tad tough to…

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essie wild nude collection

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This collection has been out since May, but I’m a little behind schedule (more on the past few months of personal struggle soon!). All aside, I’ve finally had the chance (and energy) to swatch a few new essie collections. First up is this beautiful essie wild nude collection that is a modern take on a neutral palette for your nails, featuring rich crème colour shades…

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essie gel couture bridal x Monique Lhuillier

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Wedding season is upon us which means that brides everywhere are anxiously fine-tuning their dress, shoes, hair and makeup for their special day. This wedding season is close to my heart as April 7th marks 10 years of marriage for me. I can’t believe how quickly 10 years has flown by. It feels like just yesterday that I picked the perfect nail polish to compliment my engagement ring,…

Fun Spring Nails with essie spring 2017

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Recently I showed you the beautiful hues of the essie Spring 2017 Collection. I’m so love with the colours that I had to create some nailart. It’s been a while since I’ve done some original work, so it was fun creating these spring nails. Yes we’re in the middle of winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to spring! Agree? I painted small lines with all…

essie spring 2017 swatches and review

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I’m so excited to show you the vibrant swatches of the essie spring 2017 collection. Inspired by the beautiful colours of the coastline, essie spring features six saturated cremes. We all know essie makes an excellent creme polish. They’re easy to apply, layer nicely and are shiny beyond belief (i.e. all swatches below are shown without top coat). This collection is no exception. It’s perfect! If…

essie Winter 2016 – Your First Look

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Not long after our excitement for essie fall 2016, we’re already moving onto the next collection from essie! Inspired by freedom, groovy tunes and shabby chic styles, essie winter 2016 is inspired by the swinging 1960s in London.As usual for essie, this collection bodes 6 fabulous hues that are perfectly on point for any fashionista! essie winter 2016 swatches Above: Ready to Boa is absolutely perfect. The best…

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kimono-over to see essie fall 2016

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I promised you lots of fall nail polish collection reviews to swoon over and I wasn’t joking! Up next I have essie fall 2016 and, spoiler alert – these hues are beyond perfect. Inspired by Tokyo, Japan’s electrical capital, the essie fall 2016 collection boasts a six shade palette of intense hues perfect for any fashionista. The Swatches All swatches below are shown with 2…

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We’re Heating up with essie Summer 2016

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Infused with adventurous color, essie Summer 2016 is inspired by the sun-soaked shores of Antigua, Guatemala!The six new shades consist of 3 gorgeous creams and 3 stop in your track shimmer polishes! essie summer 2016 – COCONUT COVE – is a stunning white cream. Shown here with 2 coats plus top coat. Similar in consistency to essie blanc – they are not the same. See below….

Essie’s 1000th Shade – Aim to Misbehave

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What Does a 1000th shade in a nail polish collection look like? Can you believe that essie has hit 1000? It’s definitely time for a celebration! I don’t have nearly 1000 essie polishes – probably close to 200…but when I imagine what shade 1000 would be, I think of gold or silver, but I have to say, when this golden yellow turned up at my…